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Evolving Character

A blue moon ago I wrote a 17 year old girl named Lily Van Slyke into Blue Heaven. At the time, she was very troubled, but she didn’t have a gun. 479 more words


Speaking Funny - My review of Rosemont College's MFA Free Workshops

This past Saturday I spent my day sitting in a frigged auditorium listening to two speakers from the Rosemont College MFA programs free workshops. The guest speakers where John Stanton and Kelly Simmons. 932 more words

Writing Conference

How to Survive a Writer's Conference (Or an Introvert's Guide to Being Social)

As I mentioned earlier this week, I attended a writer’s conference recently. This is the second one I’ve been to this year, and I like to think I’ve learned a few things about doing conferences well. 313 more words


More Things I Learned at the Surrey International Writer's Conference (SIWC) 2014

I really feel SIWC 2014 made me step up my game.  Not to knock academia, but compared to courses on writing I’ve taken at college, there was so much… 188 more words


SCBWI WI Fall Conference Recap from a Newbie’s Perspective

As I mentioned in my last post, I attended my first SCBWI conference last weekend. Here are a few highlights and thoughts from the experience. 632 more words

2015 AWP Conference is Coming to Minneapolis!

The 2014 AWP Conference & Book Fair was held last April in Seattle, Washington. Unfortunately, I didn’t get to go. After hearing about some of the wonderful writers and others in the literary world who presented last year, I knew I wouldn’t want to miss the opportunity to attend April 8-11, 2015. 332 more words